Manuscript documents of German immigrant 'Forty-Eighter' and his work as editor of the Illinois Staats-Zeitung. Compiles various correspondence and papers of the Raster family. Correspondents include Anna Oppenheim, Margarethe Raster, Edwin Otto Raster, Hermann Raster, Mathilde Raster, Sophie Raster, Walther Berthold Raster, Anna Sophie Raster (later Anna Hercz), Adolph Reiss, and others. Includes call numbers box 7 folder 126 (Anna Oppenheim correspondence to Margarethe Raster, 1882-1883), box 8 folders 139-141 (Edwin Otto Raster correspondence to Anna Sophie Raster, 1889; to Hermann Raster, 1883-1890; and to Margarethe Raster, 1884-1906), box 10 folders 159-165 (Margarethe Raster papers, 1876-1902), and box 10 folders 166-175 (Raster family correspondence and papers, 1871-1923). See finding aid for more details.
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